Reading and Writing Data

Functions for reading and writing Spark DataFrames.

pulldata()

Pull trait data from the internet

as.traitdata()

Standardize format of traitdata

as.trait()

Create a trait definition

as.thesaurus()

Create a list of trait definitions (a thesaurus of traits)

standardize_taxa()

Standardize scientific names of species

standardize_traits()

Standardize trait names and harmonize measured values and reported facts

standardize.exploratories()

Standardize Georeference from Biodiversity Exploratories Plot ID

standardize()

Standardize trait datasets

mutate.traitdata()

Mutate traits within a traitdata object.

rbind(<traitdata>)

Combine trait datasets

Helper functions

Internal functions called by the main functions of the package.

get_gbif_taxonomy()

Get accepted canonical names and taxonomy for a given species name

as.metadata()

Create metadata for trait dataset

cast.traitdata()

Cast long-table trait data into wide-table format